Why Body Size Matters

This chart summarizes observations at our clinic about the amount that each gram of carbohydrate raises a person’s blood glucose based on his or her weight.

Weight in pounds / Blood glucose rise per gram of carbohydrate

• Less than 60 / 6–10 mg/dl
• 60–100 / 5 mg/dl
• 101–160 / 4 mg/dl
• 161–220 / 3 mg/dl
• More than 220 / 1–2 mg/dl

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